Education Dept. Guidance on Initial Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting
May 18, 2020 - Institutions that received funds through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund must post the following information on their website within 30 days of receiving the allocation.
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IRS Provides FAQs About Emergency Relief Funds Disbursed to Students
May 11, 2020 - The IRS has provided answers to questions about funds disbursed to students under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund created by the CARES Act.
SBA Issues Guidance on Student Workers and PPP Loan Eligibility
May 7, 2020 - The SBA has provided guidance on whether higher education institutions can include student workers when determining the number of employees for purposes of PPP eligibility.
SBA Provides Answer on Foreign Workers and Employee Counts for PPP Loans
May 7, 2020 - The SBA has issued a FAQ that provides clarification on how foreign workers affect the employee computation for PPP loan eligibility.
Treasury Dept. Says PPP Loan Amounts Over $2 Million Will Be Audited
April 29, 2020 - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that the Small Business Administration will audit Paycheck Protection Program loan amounts over $2 million to verify economic need before the loans are forgiven.
To Zoom or Not to Zoom? The Security Is the Question
April 28, 2020 - Zoom has become a very popular videoconferencing solution, but many security concerns have started to surface. Here's what your organization should know if you use Zoom or are considering it.
SBA Provides FAQs on Calculating Payroll Costs for PPP Loans
April 24, 2020 - The Small Business Administration (SBA) has released guidance to help businesses and organizations calculate their payroll costs when determining the amount of a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan they can apply for.
Watch for These Errors When Filing for COVID-19-Related Employer Credits
April 23, 2020 - The IRS is warning employers to watch out for these common mistakes when filing Form 7200, Advance Payment of Employer Credits Due to COVID-19.
Substantial Presence Test Relief for Certain Eligible Non-Resident Aliens
April 22, 2020 - The IRS has granted relief from the “number of days requirement” applicable in the “substantial presence test” to certain non-resident alien individuals who will be in the U.S. in 2020 for more days than anticipated due to travel restrictions arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.